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Mina Masjid
Mina Masjid
Heavenly Mosque
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Agra Fort
Outdoor Architecture

between 1631 and 1640

Area related : Agrâ

UNESCO World Heritage Site (Définitif) : 1983

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This tiny mosque is closed to the public.
The small mosque was built, entirely of white marble, by the Mughal king Shah Jahan for his personal use. It has a small open court in front of the three-arched prayer-chamber. There is no ornamentation and it is simple. It is enclosed and secured on all sides by high walls and, it appears that, Shah Jahan used this mosque during his imprisonment in the adjoining apartment of the muthamman-burj, also called shah-burj, from 1658 to 1666 A.D.
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